Operation Conversation is a series of dialogues and performance based workshops with police and inner-city youth to help them improve and develop their relationship. A total of 1,275 cops and kids have participated, including police officers from the New York Police Department, All Stars youth leaders from Bedford Stuyvesant, Crown Heights, Jamaica, Harlem, and Washington Heights.
Dr. Lenora Fulani (right) with youth leaders and police officers in a dialogue at the "The Police and Our Young People: What is their Relationship?" an academic conference sponsored by the All Stars Project in June of 2008. The conference was attended by law enforcement officials, including police chiefs from the NYPD, educators and academics. Dr. Kwame Anthony Appiah, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy, was one of the keynote speakers.